A loan of $850 helped to buy basic family basket products and increase the variety of products that she has to offer her customers so she can increase her sales.


Ana Silvia's story

Ana has had to go through a lot od adversity in life. Nonetheless, she has kept her entrepreneurial spirit that has allowed her to overcome these difficulties. She is a single mother of her three children because her husband died some time ago. Ana has a general store where she offers basic family basket products to her customers and that is how she generates income to support her home. She opened the store 4 years ago when she lost her job after leaving a seamstress business. With the settlement they paid her she started the business. To improve sales, Ana is seeking a loan to buy basic family basket products and thus increase the variety of products she offers her customers so she can improve her sales.

Her dream is to have a bigger business so she can make more income and improve the quality of life of her 3 children.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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